Analog Hardware Engineer at Philips (San Diego, CA)

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Analog Hardware Engineer

Job Description

Effective Tuesday, January 4, 2022, all U.S.-based employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID as a condition of employment at Philips*. Employees may request a reasonable accommodation. *Montana employees are currently excluded from this requirement at this time.

If you are a Colorado resident and this role is a field-based or remote role, you may be eligible to receive additional information about the compensation and benefits for this role, which we will provide upon request. You may contact 888-367-7223, option 5, for assistance.

Philips is a global leader in health technology, committed to improving billions of lives worldwide and striving to make the world healthier and more sustainable through innovation. Driven by the vision of a better tomorrow.

But it's not just what we do, it's who we are. We are 80,000, wonderfully unique individuals, with two things in common: An unwavering sense of purpose and a relentless determination to deliver on our customers' needs. It's what inspires us to create meaningful solutions - the kind that make a real difference - when it matters most.

The world and our customers' needs are changing faster than ever before and while we are proud of what we do already, we know we can do more. That's why we need you, to help us tackle increasingly complex challenges posed by ever evolving health and well-being needs.

In this role, you have the opportunity to make life better

Looking at the challenges the world is facing today Philips' purpose has never been more relevant. So, whatever your role, if you share our passion for helping others, you'll be working towards creating a better and fairer future for all.

In this role, you have the opportunity to work on the development of Intravascular Ultrasound Systems. As a member of an international cross-functional team, you work closely together with electrical engineers, transducer engineers, system engineers, and ultrasound engineers.

You are responsible for
  • Being a key contributor to the development of diagnostic disposable devices and capital equipment
  • Conceptualizing, designing, developing and sustaining RF analog electronics in the field of medical ultrasound.
  • Interfacing with multi-disciplinary teams consisting of marketing, hardware, software, catheter design, and manufacturing to refine design requirements for next generation intravascular diagnostic imaging catheters.
  • Specifying and qualifying appropriate components, equipment, and design tools based on documented analysis of design specifications, costs, availability and reliability. Integrate into new and existing designs.
  • Performing tests and debugging of designs with documentation aligned with the quality system.
  • Generating and releasing design documentation per production development procedures.
  • Leading, generating and conducting formal verification and validation plans for completed designs in collaboration with Quality and Regulatory.
  • Actively participating in the transfer of designs from R&D to Manufacturing.
  • Conducting technical design reviews with the project team(s) and independent subject matter experts across the company.


You are part of

A global, cross-functional technical team responsible for the design, development, and implementation of Intravascular Ultrasound products. You are a member of the Ultrasound Engineering team.

To succeed in this role, you'll need a customer-first attitude and the following
  • BS/MS in Electrical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, or related field.
  • 5 + years experience in design and development of RF analog electronics and testing of high speed mixed signal electronics, preferably in the field of medical ultrasound.
  • Experience using circuit simulation software, schematic capture software, oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, spectrum analyzer, emulators and other lab equipment to test and debug analog and mixed-signal designs involving multiple PCBs and subassemblies.
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering specifications, drawings, manufacturing instructions and technical analyses.
  • Industry experience creating detailed design documentation (specifications, design descriptions, verification and testing plans).
  • Experience with Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC), Electrostatic Discharge (ESD), and signal integrity testing to international standards.
  • Experience using Engineering Change Order (ECO) release process and document management/PLM systems.
  • Experience applying IEC 60601-1 and related medical device electronics standards is highly desirable.
  • Ability to work in a team environment and highly matrixed organization
  • ASIC design experience, including using analog simulator (Spectre) and schematic capture and layout (Virtuoso), within the Cadence Integrated Circuit (IC) Design toolset desired.
  • Familiarity with cardiac and vascular catheterization procedures, tools, and terminology desired
  • Capability to work in a fast paced, regulated environment, with strict adherence to a quality system
  • Demonstrated skill in solving problems
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both oral and written, in order to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with persons contacted in the course of performing assigned duties including Company management and outside business associates


US work authorization is a precondition of employment. The company will not consider candidates who require sponsorship for a work-authorized visa.

How we work at Philips

Our newly adopted hybrid work concept fuses flexibility with collaboration to deliver great outcomes for our people and our customers. We are embracing an approach wherein we spend more time together than apart - which for full-time employees translates to an average of at least 3 days working from the office and up to 2 days from home - for our hybrid roles.

Hybrid work flexibility means people can meet the changing demands of work and home in the most balanced, productive, and healthy way.

Our hybrid working model is defined in 3 ways:

We believe in the importance of impactful collaboration: There's a certain energy when everyone's in the same room that can heighten idea generation and creative friction needed for problem-solving.

We embrace flexibility: Choosing where, when, and how to work can vary according to task and team schedules. Flexibility isn't office or online, it means choosing the space that works best for you, your teams, and our customers on a case-by-case basis.

We want to be at our best: The way we work, and our workspaces are designed to support our well-being, offer career advancement opportunities, and enable us to be at our best.

Why should you join Philips?

Working at Philips is more than a job. It's a calling to create a healthier society through meaningful work, focused on innovative, customer-first health technology solutions. Help us improve the health and well-being of billions of people, every year. Ultimately creating a career that no one could have planned for. Even you.

Visit our careers website to explore what it's like working at Philips, read stories from our employee blog, find information about our recruitment process and answers to some frequently asked questions.

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It is the policy of Philips to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all colleagues and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, pregnancy/childbirth, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability or perceived disability, genetic information, citizenship, veteran or military status or a person's relationship or association with a protected veteran, including spouses and other family members, marital or domestic partner status, or any other category protected by federal, state and/or local laws.

As an equal opportunity employer, Philips is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact 888-367-7223, option 5, for assistance.
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More Information on Philips
Philips operates in the Healthtech industry. The company is located in Carlsbad, CA, San Diego, CA, Des Moines, IA, Nashville, TN, Alpharetta, GA, Gainesville, FL, Highland Heights, OH, Monroeville, PA, Stamford, CT and Framingham, MA. Philips was founded in 2022. It has 85283 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 32 open jobs at Philips, click here.
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